Offering a mediative experience amongst today’s highly complicated and sometimes arduous video art pieces, Kydd’s moving images are approximately 5 minutes long, and dwell into the foundations of visual culture – stripping objects from their dominating contexts.
In an interview with Aperture, “I am trying to reverse the typical effects of the still photograph, to ask people to think about creating stillness out of duration” states the artist, who unravels the potential energy within the photographic image.
Cherry, 2015, Owen Kydd
Untitled (sky), 2015, Owen Kydd
Additive (sugar cubes), 2015, Owen Kydd
Represented by Nicelle Beauchene Gallery in New York, Kydd is named amongst today’s remarkable artists working on new media.